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Essentials of English grammar

Author: Otto Jespersen
Publisher: London : G. Allen & Unwin, [1933]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This classic text presents the chief facts of English grammar, giving the student a real insight into the structure of the language. Grammatical rules are laid out in a clear, concise way and are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Jespersen
ISBN: 9780203425787 0203425782 0415104408 9780415104401
OCLC Number: 826515647
Notes: "A one-volume grammar embodying the principles explained in 'The philosophy of grammar' and partly carried out in the four volumes of my 'Modern English grammar'."--Preface.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages)
Contents: Chapter I INTRODUCTORY --
chapter II SOUNDS --
chapter III EVOLUTION OF THE SOUND-SYSTEM --
chapter IV EVOLUTION OF THE SOUND-SYSTEM --
chapter V EVOLUTION OF THE SOUND-SYSTEM --
chapter VI SPELLING --
chapter VII WORD-CLASSES --
chapter VIII THE THREE RANKS --
chapter IX JUNCTION AND NEXUS --
chapter X SENTENCE-STRUCTURE --
chapter XI RELATIONS OF VERB TO SUBJECT AND OBJECT --
chapter XII PASSIVE --
chapter XIII PREDICATIVES --
chapter XIV CASE --
chapter XV PERSON --
chapter XVI DEFINITE PRONOUNS --
chapter XVII INDEFINITE PRONOUNS --
chapter XVIII PRONOUNS OF TOTALITY --
chapter XIX GENDER --
chapter XX NUMBER --
chapter XXI NUMBER --
chapter XXII DEGREE --
chapter XXIII TENSE --
chapter XXIV TENSE --
chapter XXV WILL AND SHALL --
chapter XXVI WOULD AND SHOULD --
chapter XXVII MOOD --
chapter XXVIII AFFIRMATION, NEGATION, QUESTION --
chapter XXIX DEPENDENT NEXUS --
chapter XXX NEXUS-SUBSTANTIVES --
chapter XXXI THE GERUND --
chapter XXXII THE INFINITIVE --
chapter XXXIII CLAUSES AS PRIMARIES --
chapter XXXIV CLAUSES AS SECONDARIES --
chapter XXXV CLAUSES AS TERTIARIES --
chapter XXXVI RETROSPECT.
Responsibility: Otto Jespersen.

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